hopscotch (11043) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 8, 2010
Bottle… Hazy dark ale that displays burnt orange when held up to bright light. Mid-sized, creamy, khaki head. Fantastic retention. The restrained aroma is deeply roasted with a whisper of caramel, but is somewhat nondescript. Medium to full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and tingly carbonation. Roasty, toasted grain flavor with light caramel. Crisp, malty finish. Not flashy, but well made and perfectly balanced. Bottle courtesy of jake65! jake65 (3592) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - JUN 29, 2010
Bottle: Dark leathery brown with a bubbly beige head. Smells malty, husky, and grainy. Light florals. Lots of carbonation at first and brisk. Mellows out after a few minutes into a toasty, caramel, toffee, and floral piece. Light yeast presence. Finish is dry and somewhat grassey. Skyview (5907) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - MAY 7, 2010
Received single 12-oz bottle from trade with 5000. Pours a semi-clear dark brown colored brew with a thick and rocky off-white head that has some nice retention and spotty lacing. Aroma of multi-grain malt, a hint of chocolate, fruit, some caramel and a touch of banana esters. Taste is quite complex, medium to full bodied, with flavors of chocolate, banana esters, a hint of clove, toffee, some cotton candy, and a touch of blackberry. Finish is slightly dry and has a mild bitterness at first and then a chocolate, brown sugar and banana aftertaste. A little alcohol presence in the finish but not overpowering. Hope to see this beer again next winter. raphael (1239) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 25, 2010
malt, hops, chocolate. thick, creamy light tan head on clear orange brown. tastes sweeter than it smells- a line of white sugar, mostly caramel, almost cherry, salt. sweet finish. oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2010
Pours a dark hazy brown color. Aromas of bread, malt, and some fruit. Flavor has a touch of sweet malt and clove, I think.
jcwattsrugger (12418) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 19, 2010
on tap-pours a tan head and murky brown color. Aroma is medium malt/wheat-some roasty. Taste is slightly sweet medium malt/wheat-some roasty, hint of spice hops. AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JAN 23, 2010
@ Taphouse Grill. Clear mahogany color/ tan head. Dark wheat toast, banana clove aromas. Smooth medium body. Sweet bread, brown sugar molasses flavors with mild tart wheat, mild spices. good. philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 12, 2010
Bayern Brewing, Inc.--Face Plant Doppel Weizen Ale--2009-10 Release--12 oz. Bottle--7.50% ABV--25 IBU’s? (4.6 / 5.0) Weizenbock--Thick loose dark pellicle. Light tan mild lace head. Hazy dark red brown color. Rich complex toasted banana fruit chocolate front. Creamy mild sweet smooth rich mellow chocolate caramel wheat fruit zesty malty tasty body. Clean Noble hop spice bitter hint end. Sampled 1/12/2010. 6-Pack--$8.99. troopie (2319) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - JAN 11, 2010
Bottle. Poured dark brown with thin off white head. Aroma of cloves and citrus. Medium yeasty body with a sweet note. More spice and citrus. Finish is cloves and citrus with breadiness. boFNjackson (4201) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 11, 2010
Bottle... Poured dark brown with a thin, off-white head. Aroma of cocoa, grains and fruits. Light bodies with a decent, foamy carbonation. Nicely hopped with a refreshing quality, dark wheat notes, tea-like flavors, cocoa, toffee, berries and a light, fruity finish.